Othello
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...Othellos race a key factor in his fall? al Affiliation Introduction In Shakespeares heartbreaking play Othello; many scholars have argued differently on the factors that led to Othello’s downfall. Being a moor of the Venice, Othello’s skin color was described as a black man who was not racially accepted in the culture and society for the whites in Venice (Crawford, 2009). The Othello relationship with Desdemona is one of the instances that portray Othello’s race as a determining factor for his downfall. Many scholars interpret Othello as a white man in the body of a black...
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...Othello Questions part one A. Othello: Act I, iii, 86-104 and I, iii, 142-184. In the first passage Othello shows himself as a man of action and asoldier, and he is very proud of this fact because he mentions how his arms are usually occupied in battles. He is less confident about his powers of eloquence and seems surprised that he somehow managed to conquer the heart of Desdemona. He puts this down to magic, as if their love is caused by some sort of drug, which shows his modesty and his gratitude at this surprising turn of events. In the second passage he appears as a somewhat boastful person, telling tales of his exotic past, but he is...
Othello
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...Othello journal here:  "Describe your initial impressions of Othello and Iago (based on what they say and do, as well as others’ impressions of them)."  Comment on at least three other posts by classmates.  ( I will post my 3 classmates post later on the end of this file to a make comment for each one please). Answer: My initial impression of Iago is that he is an ambitious and vain man. He is angry that Othello did not choose him as his right hand and he ridicules Cassio as someone who does not know what real war is. Iago is vain for thinking he is better than Cassio without even considering the latter’s strengths. In addition, Iago is overly ambitious and power-hungry. He... Part A: Post your first...
Othello
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...Othello to hate his wife attributes to the male attitudes towards women in the play. In the beginning, Othello appears to trust his wife Desdemona, to the extent of admitting his love for her in the presence of her father, Brabanzio. Brabanzio’s attitude to women is evident when dealing with his daughter (Shakespeare 24). Brabanzio learns that his daughter and Othello are secretly married when Iago and Rodrigo inform him of his daughter’s disappearance. When Brabanzio is sure that his daughter is missing, he commences a mission to search for Othello with the help of officers. Desdemona’s father blames Othello of stealing his daughter through the use of witchcraft before... Iago’s success in convincing...
Othello
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...Othello Some critics believe that Othello is dominantly a play about race and color. Shakespeare uses the symbol to show the worth of white and prove the discrimination against black. It will be unwise, however, to claim that it is solely with reference to the character of Othello because Iago, despite his color, had a black heart. Othello was a ‘Moor’, which applied to Arab and Berber people of North Africa who inhabit medieval Spain. There is a possibility that Othello belonged to the tribe of Moors who remained in Spain after the fall of Granada in 1492. Later, they were expelled in 1609. He could also...
Othello
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...Othello Lago is the standard bearer of Othello and the main villain of the play. He is married to Emilia who is unquestionably distrustful towards him. Lago admits lusting after Desdemonna and justifies his actions that Othello may have slept with his wife, and so he just wants to get even. Later in the play Lago murders his wife which could be due to his strong hatred for women. He is an extremely cunning individual and makes various characters in the play believe that he has their best interest at heart. He enjoys watching the downfall of people, so his main aim is to destroy those who trust him. Lago resents Othello...
Othello
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...Othello Othello, a play by Shakespeare, portrays the tragedy regarding Othello, a well-respected General of Venice. The play depicts his downfall at the disposal of Lago’s manipulation. However, this actor does not appear to fit well as a noble protagonist because he seems to have more than the normal ‘tragic flow’ and is not necessarily the principal actor in the act. This essay presents the various characters in the play, depicting their traits and contribution to the overall tragedy that sees Othello murder Desdemona. Starting with the opening statements of the scenes of the play, Othello maintains...
Othello
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...Othello: Essay Analysis December Othello: Essay Analysis Introduction William Shakespeare is known for many plays, including Othello. The play centers on using two journals pertaining to Othello. The research seeks to affirm or contradict the two journal’s discussion of the Othello play. The two essays clearly indicate Shakespeare created a high quality tragedy play. Brief summary of the essay's argument. The essays describe personal views of the Shakespearean play, Othello. The essay points to Othello as revolving around the love affair between Othello...
Othello
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...Othello and Iago One is good, but vulnerable; the other is evil and powerful. William Shakespeare’s Othello shows the extremes of human identity through the characters of Iago and Othello. Othello represents what is good in humanity. He is just, loving, and loyal to his masters and wife. Iago, on the contrary, is wicked. He knows he is evil and he does not even hide it from others who know him well. He has no honor and shame. The film Othello, directed by Oliver Parker, reflects who Iago and Othello are in the play. Iago and Othello are the foils of each other, mirroring good and evil in humanity. The first impressions of these characters are, on the one hand... July 24, The Foil of One Another: Othello ...
Othello
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...Othello and Desdemona in The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare Having read The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare, it is possible to make a conclusion that love and jealousy are the main topics in this play. These too strong feelings usually possess our mind and obscure the rationale. The given paper will analyze the attitude of Othello and Desdemona towards each other and prove that they really loved each other. Love is presented as a power that is able to triumph over serious difficulties, but it is conquered by insignificant obstacles. Love is deep and strong, it makes the main character, Othello, intensive, but it can’t show... The relations of...
Othello
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...OTHELLO: REVENGE Of the many themes contained in this enchanting tale, like jealousy, honor and love, revenge is by far the most striking theme. Unlike love and honor, the desire for revenge is not restricted to Othello alone, but affects most of the cast of characters. How the passion for revenge inflames young and old, making them lose sight of reason is what strikes one most about this story. The principal character, Othello, believing (wrongly) that he has been cuckolded by his wife Desdemona, feels that the only way he can defend his honor is by killing her. He also feels that by doing so, not only would he be redeeming his honor but...
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...Othello was not Racist Race was not a theme in the Shakespearean play Othello; however, the exact race of the main character, Othello has always been a subject of intense controversy with some claiming that the character was an African man and others suggesting that the character was an Arab. Jolted by the increasing number of black population in England and concerned by the plight of black Caribbean community in the country, Laurence Olivier decided to star as a contemporary Caribbean in a Stuart Burge’s film Othello (1965). This led to an intense discourse on racial issues fuelling the film to huge success and in the 21st century, there continues to be divided... Laurence Olivier portrayal of...
Othello
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...OTHELLO Most critics contend that in Shakespeare’s play Othello, Desdemona is the ultimate victim of an inevitable tragedyas women frequently fall victim to men’s offenses and it is always the men who determine social structures. The emphasis on the patriarchal society in this classic play, according to some critics, only exhibits that the social composition of that particular period tolerated the undignified treatment of women, handled as mere property, and their lowly status in society in which they fall as victims in the end (Hageman 56). However, a careful reevaluation of the play points to the fact that the ultimate victim in this classic play by Shakespeare... is not Desdemona but...
Othello
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...Othello, Moor of Venice Shakespeare was writing for fourteen years before he penned this play in the year 1604. This play focuses on a solitary plan line, unlike other plays written by him. Additionally, this play also has few main characters which included the likes of Iago, Othello and Desdemona. The characters and relationship among these individuals are well displayed in the storyline. For instance, Iago’s jealousy emerges after Othello endorsed Michael Cassio to the position of lieutenant. This action angered Iago because he had imagined that it could be applied to him. The jealousness of Iago takes the primary reason of these reactions. From the start of the drama, Iago’s... The Tragedy of...
Othello
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...Othello The Play “Othello” conceived by Shakespeare has been contextualized in the Elizabethan Era as indicated by various quotes and setting of the play and it has been placed in a typical Venetian society. Racism is one the most prevalent themes presented in the play which has been found to induce vengeance, retribution and jealousy to the most extreme end possible, owing to the color of Othello. Elizabethan Era is characterized by the high level of segregation based on the color, caste, monetary status and other variables prevalent in the society. It was however, an era of romance and creativity where theatre was at its peak, however, the rich were able to consume seats... A Critical Analysis on...
Othello
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...Othello Every piece of literature is an amalgamation of a variety of stylistic and linguistic characteristics which amalgamate together to create an excellent piece of writing and providing the reader with the opportunity to analyze the given text more thoroughly. “Othello” by Shakespeare is and intriguing tale of love, friendship and betrayal where Shakespeare through his characters explores the complex nature of human beings. The plot of the play, the thematic concerns and the symbolism that Shakespeare incorporates in his text act as helping tools in better understanding the complexity of human nature and their insecurities. The plot of the play... English Literature 7 December Critical Analysis of...
Othello
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...Othello The Shakespearean play has enjoyed incessant popularity for over 400 years.Several aspects of the play contribute to this popularity and some of these factors have always been hot topics for reviewers and other interested parties of the play. Most important of all the criticisms the play encounters is Shakespeare’s use of “double time”. This is a very topical issue in Othello as most of the play’s critics argue that it is improperly duplicated in a way. On the positive note Othello creates a sense of universality of appeal. The tragedy presents a clear case of the difficulty in finding reality behind the perfect interface of appearance. Othello totally believes... in the concept of...
Othello
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...Othello The theme of the tragic hero is one that runs through much ic literature, from the ancient Greeks to Shakespeare and beyond. In understanding the concept of the tragic hero, it is important to understand the criteria as set forth by Aristotle (“Aristotle”, 1998). According to that illustrious philosopher, there are six major elements required to make up a tragic hero. To begin with, these heroes (or heroines) must have a noble stature, excessive pride and a tragic flaw. These three character traits combined must then lead our character to his or her downfall, from which they make an admission of their own guilt and are then redeemed in the end. In his final words, Othello... The Heroism of...
Othello
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...Othello William Shakespeare is one of the world’s most popular personalities in the world of literature. His sonnets, books, songs, and plays have been used by several literature analysts and students in various matriculation institutions across the globe. Among his popular plays is Othello, a play which he compiled and wrote in 1603. It was based on one of the Italian short stories, a Moorish captain. The play revolves around four major characters, who are Othello, who is the Venetian army General, Desdemona who is Othello’s wife, Cassio, Othello’s lieutenant, as well as, his trusted ensign, Iago. The play has various thematic backgrounds mainly love, betrayal, racism and jealousy. The play...
Robert Brownings My Last Duchess
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...Othello explore how even the most innocent action can appear hideous when viewed through eyes diseased with prejudice and faulty perception. Thus the duchess's playful flirtations and Desdemona's harmless friendship with her husband's underling lead to their respective deaths. Both plots drive home the fragility of human existence.Visual imagery is put to good use by both writers. Both use exquisite imagery to create a hauntingly sublime atmosphere. Conclusion Browning uses his theme to take the reader on an exploration of the darker side of human nature. And he successfully sounds out the depths to which humans are capable of sinking. Reference: "Robert Browning's...
Shakespeare "othello"
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...Othello” by William Shakespeare, the central character Othello is a protagonist and a hero. Othello is regarded with respect by the people around him as he is a man of power and military general of Venice. Despite of his powerful status, Othello was open to insecurities because of his race, age and being a soldier. He was free and broad-mined and this nature is utilized by Lago to divulge his romantic relationship with his beloved wide Desdemona. On the other hand, Lago is the villain in the play and also is subordinate to Othello .Lago wants to destroy Othello in order to take get promotion in military job. He is a manipulator and vicious and desires for the demise... ?Introduction In the play “Othello” ...
Analyzing Othello
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...Othello: Readers are overwhelmed with the tragic end of innocent Desdemona and in their grief, loathe Othello with undue hatred and consider him wrongful in his act of suspecting his wife and blindly trusting Lago. However, this is not true. The plot made by Lago was too strong and appealing for Othello to reject. Lago assumed a very intimate relationship with Othello and hence, was able to retrieve the handkerchief that Othello so adorned as the symbol of his love and relationship with Desdemona. Lago was careful enough to burn the match on both ends. He had taken both Othello and Cassio into complete confidence. He knew Othello was aware of his real battle skills... and earned Cassio’s...
Shakespeare Othello
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...Othello William Shakespeare is one of the most notable play of all time. Shakespeare is well known for his works especially on tragic plays. Some of his notable works include, King Lear, Macbeth, Hamlet and Othello. Most of Shakespeare’s works were tragic comedies that reflected the things that went on in his society. The works of Shakespeare are still relevant in the study of literature and plays. In recent years, filmmakers have put Shakespeare’s works in new contexts to make them relevant to the contemporary society. Stuart Burge 1965 and Oliver Parker have come up with their own versions of Shakespeare’s play, Othello. This paper is a systematic inquiry into comparative cinematic... Shakespeare –...
Shakespeares Othello
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...Othello Shakespeare in his play, Othello depicts about social unacceptability of a moor in Venetian society and draws the attention of his readers towards the cultural values of the society in terms of color and complexion of Othello. Othello’s being an alien in Venice and the gulf of the culture, race and complexion—that exists between him and the Venetians—is an important factor in his tragedy. Othello presents, in his extreme form, the situation of the alien in a hierarchal, predatory and therefore not yet fully human society (Braxton 12). Othello’s color is thus representative of a much wider human protest that concerns race alone and Paul Robeson was right in maintaining... Topic: Shakespeare’s...
Shakespeares Othello
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...Othello. Shakespeare's Othello is one of the tragic play considered to be Universal because he was not only a poet , was a dramaticpoet , working for stage , actors and audience as he knew them .Ben Johnson, a contemporary playwright said abut Shakespeare that "He was not of an age but for all times". who with his dramatic genius had established an undying expectation for himself while he lived. Most of the critics agreed upon Othello's characters are probably Shakespeare's most effective dramatic achievement among tragedies. Othello is probably Shakespeare's most effective dramatic achievement among the tragedies. In Othello, in the last play this evil is quite exceptionally intense... Shakespeare...
Shakespeare's Othello
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...Othello. Topic: Explore the character of Desdemona. What does she represent in the play? The wise people say, ‘they may cross the moon and beat the stars; but probe they must the mystery of a woman’s wink!’ The character of Desdemona belongs to this genre. The depth of her inner world is subtle and her exterior charm is adequate to outsmart the male fraternity. Her beauty is the enemy of male fraternity and she is aware of the strength of her feminine assets. About such a girl, it is not unusual for any father to be proud and her father Brabantio hails her as an ideal, lovely and tender child [I.2.66] He is blind in his affection to her and Desdemona succeeds... Essay, English; Shakespeare’s...
Shakespeare's Othello
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...Othello: In Defense of Honor At the end of Act Scene 3, Iago characterizes Othello as "of a free and open nature,/That thinks men honest that but seem to be so,/And will as tenderly be led by the nose/As asses are" (393-396). Othello begins with a wealth of assumed history in regards to Iago: that Iago and Othello are time-tested friends, that Iago has long had a reputation for honesty, (for had he lied as freely in the past as he has now given himself license to do, he would have been found out before now), that Othello trusts Iago implicitly (no doubt, when Iago comments that Othello...
Shakespeare's Othello
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...OTHELLO In Shakespeare’s Othello, the character of Iago is able to use his cleverness and malice to seek out what seems to be the root cause of a number of actions in the play, and use these to persuade the other characters and affect their judgment of the action in accordance to what he perceives as the root cause. This is especially striking in the play because in many ways, Othello is the opposite of natural-born evil: his nature seeks clarity, has trust, and believes in the constancy of his love for Desdemona. Like other characters in the play who are corrupted by Iago’s dissimilation, Othello had previously had the...
Shakespeare's Othello
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...Othello and the theatrical purpose of Othellos blackness: It was in 1833, that the audience in London had an experience to watch a black actor play the historic character of Othello (McDonald). The color difference and the difference of status of black and white in the society is one of the most cardinal themes of Othello. There has conventionally been a lot of debate regarding the reason why Shakespeare chose Othello to be black. “While embarked on a general project of defending Shakespeare from the neoclassical tradition of criticism, [Taylor] assumes that only a bronze Othello can fulfill the highest requirements of tragedy” (Hall). Othello is a play that presents black... 4 May, Role of racism in...
Shakespeare Othello
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...Othello William Shakespeare is a renowned play in English literature who has written many plays as well as sonnets, which communicate various messages to his audience. Othello is one of his popular plays written in the late sixteenth century at a time when Venice and Turkey were at war with one another (Shakespeare & Gayle 25). Many people rate Othello as the finest tragedy written by Shakespeare during his lifetime. It is considered as the most successful play since its villain; Iago is among the greatest villains in any given play. Iago is a fascinating person since he lacks motive or intention for harming Othello. Shakespeare’s play Othello is set in Venice and Cyprus and involves... Shakespeare...
Shakespeare othello
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...Othello Introduction “Othello” by William Shakespeare was written tentatively around 1603 and is based on one of the famous Italian short stories bearing the title, “Un Capitano Moro”, which in English means, “A Moorish Captain” and was composed in the year 1565 by Cinthio. The play is regarded as one of the finest love tragedies that revolve round the characters like Othello who is a general in Venetian army, where he is Moor, his wife Desdemona, the antagonist and his trusted ensign, Iago and the lieutenant, Cassio. This particular play of Shakespeare is very universal and timeless because it captivates themes and social issues like race, jealousy, romance, treachery and betrayal... ?Shakespeare –...
Othello paper
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...Othello. Othello’s shift from prose to verse in the final scene. The character of Othello gives his to the play and the main plot revolves around his relationship with his wife Desdemona. As a non-Christian of Moorish descent, with a darker skin than that of the European characters, Othello is singled out for ridicule, mainly by his so-called friend Iago. The way that Othello speaks in the very last scene of the play is very revealing, however, about the way Shakespeare manipulates the viewer’s opinion of this character. The last scene is where Othello finds out that he has killed his wife because of a series of misunderstandings. The first major revelation about Desdemona’s... Character Analysis in...
Othello-- Commentary/Literary Criticism
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...Othello A Masterpiece Of Human Emotions Othello is a brilliant tale of emotional storms that can sweep wise people off theirfeet and make them to take the actions that they would not take otherwise. The story begins with an intention of revenge by Iago who feels jealous about Cassio, who is selected as a second man by Othello. The story takes us through a horrible journey of helplessness where we see all the characters getting poisoned with negative feelings and ruthless lies. It is an experience which remains with you for along time as it makes you to believe that evil does have a power to destroy even... ...
Othello Race Journal
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...Othello. It drives the development of the conflict by means of becoming a kind of lens through which other characters regard Othello, building negative assumptions concerning his intentions and actions. It follows that although Othello can be praised for his military achievements and skillfulness as well as for the nobility of his character, he cannot be fully accepted by the society which puts the great emphasis on his distinctive traits. Racial prejudices result in the great distrust and contempt towards Othello. This can be seen in the language which is used to describe the character. For instance, throughout the play he is refereed... to as “this Moor”, “the thick lips”, or more...
Othello by William Shakespeare
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...Othello Othello is a great play written by William Shakespeare, who is accredited for many other works, especially during the Elizabethan era. The play revolves around the themes of wealth, racial discrimination, love, and hate among many other themes. Othello is a character in this play who serves as a general, and is in love with Desdemona, his wife. The play starts with Othello as a prince and ambassador of the Moors. However, not all are in support of their marriage since Othello is a moor. Roderigo, a wealthy man, is also in love with Desdemona and tries all he can win over her father by spoiling Othello’s name. This he does with the hope of getting Desdemona. The play ends tragically... ...
The Tragedy of Othello
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...Othello One of the greatest dramas of English, Othello, the Moor of Venice was written in 1604 by William Shakespeare Based on an earlier novel by the Italian writer Cinthio, Othello is a tragedy in which jealousy plays a big part. Although Othello does not address universal problems like Hamlet does, it deals with very strong human emotions. Othello portrays the depths to which jealousy can drag a person, overriding his love. The play is set in Venice, and Cyprus.. Othello, an African, is a respected general of the Venetian army. He has promoted Cassio to the rank of lieutenant, causing great bitterness and jealousy in Iago. Othello has married Desdemona, daughter of Brabantio... The Tragedy of...
The Character of Othello
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...Othello. The character of Othello is full of paradoxes, since he has both noble and brutal qualities, which gradually are revealed throughout the play. He changes from being a brave and respected military leader, and a loyal, loving husband, to being a jealous and cowardly murderer of his innocent wife. This fall from grace is what makes the play into a tragedy. The key question which might help to resolve the paradoxes in Othello’s character is whether his demise is due to his own personal failings, or whether he is the victim of Iago’s evil plotting. From the beginning of the play Iago’s twisted vision of Othello is presented to the audience, even before Othello himself appears... ?The Character of...
Reflection on Othello
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...Othello: Sinned Against or Sinning? Bisti (2015) addresses Shakespeare’s concerns about the conflict of Othello. He questions the morality of Othello as a leader in Venice and who undergoes tragic moments orchestrated by a close friend. The author’s reflection on the Shakespearean tragedy revolves around the virtue and morality of Othello and uses to determine if he is guilty of the death of Desdemona or not. Ribner’s acknowledgement that Othello elicits morality and virtue concerns in the way he relates to other characters renders the book relevant for the essay on reflection of Othello. Irving Ribner. (2013). "Patterns... in Shakespearian Tragedy". Hoboken: Taylor and Francis. Ribner (2013)...
Othello vs. Rama
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...Othello vs. Rama Othello is the central character of Shakespeare’s drama; Othello whereas Rama is the central character of Indian epic Ramayana written by Valmiki. Ramayana was written in Sanskrit language whereas Othello was written in English language. Even though Othello is considered as the central character of a drama, Rama is considered as the Hindu God. Othello was a brave soldier whereas Rama also can be considered as a soldier since he killed Ravan in a battle. It should be noted that Ravan is believed to be the king of Rakshasa with ten heads. There are plenty of similarities and differences between Rama and Othello. This paper analyses the similarities and differences between Rama...
Othello Act II
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...Othello Act 2 The scene is at a sea port in Cyprus, in an open place by the quay side. 2. The ship bearing Michael Cassio is the first to arrivefrom Venice. 3. The ship bearing Iago, Emilia, Roderigo and Desdemona is the second one to arrive from Venice. 4. Desdemona speaks up when Emilia is quiet, and answers back to Iago. They must be friends, since she takes the liberty of joking with Emilia’s husband Iago. Emilia seems tired of Iago’s clever talk, but Desdemona teases him and calls him a slanderer. The two women operate as a team in this conversation, countering Iago’s slanderous views on women. 5. Iago wants Roderigo to anger Cassio because Roderigo is not known to...
Othello Act III
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...Othello Act III Emilia tells Cassio that Desdemona is speaking up for him, and trying to make Othello forgive him for getting involved with the locals in a fight. 2. Iago plants the idea in Othello’s mind that Cassio is up to something with Desdemona, because he implies that Cassio left in a guilty fashion when he saw Othello coming. 3. Desdemona is very successful, because Othello will give her everything she wants. As she leaves, Othello recognizes that he loves her and she leads him into dangerous territory, but at the same time she gives him stability. 4. If Iago told...
William Shakespeare's Othello
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...Othello al Affiliation William Shakespeares Othello A famous line 7 from Act V, Scene 2 of Shakespeares Othello, which is said by Othello himself before he killed his wife, Desdemona, comprises two parts. The first one could be treated literally, while the second one is likely to be a metaphor ("Put out the light, then put out the light"). Othello was speaking to himself articulating his plan, according to which putting out the light meant to put out the candle and bring darkness into Desdemonas room. The repetition of this phrase was likely to mean a murder of white-skinned Desdemona, i.e. taking out the life out of her by Othello, who, to the contrary, was a dark-skinned Moor... William Shakespeares...
The Heroism of Othello
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...Othello. This essay is about Othello's character. In his last words, Othello confesses that he has ' "loved not wisely but too well" '( Act 5, Scene 2, line 353). This thesis argues that Othello has been a hero. His fault is being too trusting in Iago and this has led to his downfall. Othello is correct by marrying Desdemona because he loves her and has been with her. This is an honorable action that puts him above blame. He is wrong in trusting Iago because the latter's ambition makes him scheme to plot Othello's ruin. He does not run away to hide although he has been advised to do so by Iago. Othello is confident that his honor will save him. Othello seems trusting and is naive... The heroism of...
Shakespeares Play Othello
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...Othello, Othello went through many psychological and emotion changes after each death and betrayal. When the play first began, he was happy, cheerful, and friendly and settled in his life. Unfortunately, after each death that loving free spirit became darker and darker until he was completely corrupt within his own actions. "Othello commits more than one crime but is not initially motivated by vengeance. This represents a shift from Shakespeare's first tragedy, Titus Andronicus, which plainly operates on the tribal level of blood revenge. Perhaps for this reason, the earlier play is generally viewed as one of the playwright's lesser achievements despite its successful debut... In Shakespeare play,...
Jealous Nature of Othello
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...Othello Jealously is without a doubt one of the strongest emotions, it can completely destroy a relationship. Jealously plays a pivotal role in the tragedy Othello, it ruins the relationship of the characters and the same leads to a catastrophe which is another very important element of a tragedy. Excessive suffering of the tragic hero and the people associated with him, bloodshed, pain, revenge, and conspiracy are some of the other important elements of a tragedy. The seed... ?Client’s 20 April William Shakespeare is a household and he has become h9S because of his exquisite work in literature.Othello is a masterpiece written by Shakespeare and this paper will shed more light upon this tragedy. Othello...
Can we trust othello?
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...OTHELLO? INTRODUCTION Since the period dating back to as far as 200 B. C. when tragedy was first given a formal definition by the great Aristotle, one can find its constant use in the creation of literary works, many of which have become traditional hallmarks in the annals of literature. The medium of tragedy spans a very broad spectrum and has received vast contributions through works of the legendary William Shakespeare. From works such as ‘Romeo and Juliet’ to ‘Hamlet’, tragedy always has the protagonist is a character portrayed as someone of high esteem who has to face opposition from people who do not like them. The end of such works has always resulted in the death... of the...
Can we trust othello
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...Othello as a character should be in the introduction ) . he did not comment on the methodology because we added it later to the part we have submitted earlier ,so it seems he skipped the first part including the methodology... which was not revised ,but it is not problem . So , what is left now is the changes according to his comment and the conclusion . I will contact the administration about what you have asked about ,but please try to keep with me for the last and sooner I wish to have the revised update with the conclusion and the division of the chapters . The tutor comments by saying “I’ve underlined where I have suggested changes to the text .COMMENTS are in bold. it will be...
Othello theme of hate
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...Othello: Othello is one of the most critically acclaimed tragedies written by the famed William Shakespeare. In the tragedy Othello, the character named Iago has a highly scheming mind which he uses to plant hatred in others’ hearts. This hatred results in untimely demises of some characters and grief-stricken lives for others. This is why hate is widely considered to be one of the most important themes in Othello. Following discussion will illustrate how the element of hate throughout the story causes different characters to become deranged with anger which results in huge chaos. As the villain of the story, Iago is...
Othello paper The heroism of othello
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...Othello In his final words, Othello confesses that he has “loved not wisely, but too well” (V, ii, 353). This insight goes a long way toward explaining Othello’s character. It is because of where he’s placed his love that he behaves the way he does. He is a hero because of his ability to act according to what love dictates and is brought to his ruin because of where that love had been placed. Generally, heroism refers to a character that embodies our concepts of what is good and noble in the human race. A more classical definition of the heroic figure would indicate that this character should also have some kind of tragic flaw that leads to their downfall. These kinds... of characters...
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...Othello Shakespeare’s black protagonist is a multi-faceted mysterious character, whose only tragic flaw is his irrational jealousy and insecurity. Interestingly Shakespeare creates this aura of mystery around his character since the commencement of the play i.e. his character remains anonymous up till Act 1 scene 3. Although the play opens with a conversation between Iago and Roderigo yet they do not state his name he is being talked about in terms of racial epithets rather than a name. These epithets include, ““the Moor” (I, i, line 57), “the thick-lips” (I, i, line 66), “an old black ram” (I, i, line 88), and “a Barbary horse” (I, i, line 113). Although Othello... is a renowned and...
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